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Indoor Game Marathon

Duration: 4-5 hours
Budget: $0

When the weather in State College is dreary, it's the perfect time to huddle indoors and engage in a playful game marathon. Perfect for those who like to have fun and like a little friendly competition.

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  • The game marathon begins with a dash of competition in the form of board games. You have the classic games like Scrabble and Monopoly, but for this date, try out new ones like Ticket to Ride or Pandemic for a unique challenge. Getting lost in the intricate strategies brings a sense of camaraderie, and all worries about the weather disappearing. The game gets heated up wonderfully with laughter, wit, and strategic one-upmanship.
  • As the marathon moves forward, transition from competitive board games to fun-filled dare-centric games like Truth or Dare or the Jenga Dare game. Every brick pulled in Jenga might come up with naughty dares, sending you both in fits of laughter and blushing cheeks.
  • To up the ante, suggest a 'punishment' for the loser of each game, like a quick kiss, playful tease or a round of lovely compliments. It's not just about winning, but also about sharing enjoyable moments of love and camaraderie.

Preparation steps:

  • Preparing for this indoor game marathon is quite simple and straightforward. First, gather all the board games you have.
  • Next, make your home cozy and comfortable. Bring out fluffy pillows, comfortable blankets, and make sure the room temperature is just right. Have a small table ready for the games.
  • Finally, don’t forget snacks! Provide snacks and drinks that are easy to eat and aren’t distracting from the game play. Some good choices are popcorn, fruit slices, and cheese and crackers, served along with water or a favored beverage.

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Some tips:

  • Since it's a home-grown activity, there aren't many tips needed except a few. Firstly, let your competitive spirit be fun loving and not overly aggressive. It might spoil the mood.
  • Next, make sure to bring out snacks and drinks regularly. You don't want to play on an empty stomach and get cranky.
  • Lastly, keep some soft and alluring background music. It changes the whole ambiance and also fills those awkward silences.

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